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Re: use of figure/figcaption

From: James Graham <jgraham@opera.com>
Date: Tue, 08 Jun 2010 11:35:05 +0200
Message-ID: <4C0E0EC9.6010803@opera.com>
To: Steven Faulkner <faulkner.steve@gmail.com>, HTML WG <public-html@w3.org>
On 06/08/2010 10:52 AM, Steven Faulkner wrote:
> Please correct me, but i would have thought that a primary use case
> for the figure/figcaption elements would be to mark up images such as:
> http://www.flickr.com/photos/dunechaser/134672022/

I don't think this is the primary use case, but I think it is a 
reasonable use case.

> Am i reading the spec incorrectly or is the spec incorrect or is the
> use in the example incorrect?

I think the spec allows this (as it should), but I don't think it is 
very clear. Filed a bug [1].

[1] http://www.w3.org/Bugs/Public/show_bug.cgi?id=9876
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